Molecule of the Week
This molecule was originally selected on July 5, 2005
Regarding this week’s selected substance:
The "Chinese needle" form of antimony trisulfide produces
white glittery stars in fireworks. The "dark pyro" form increases the
sensitivity of flash powder and sharpens the "report" or loud boom sound
effect. Antimony trisulfide should be handled with extreme care because
it is toxic and very sensitive to shock or static electricity.
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